September 30, 2013

Guidance 3 - Reimagined for iOS 7

Guidance is the first app we ever wrote for the iPhone. We released it in September of 2008 - only two months after the App Store went live. We also released the first prayer time app for iOS to implement push notifications. Since then, we went on to make many other apps, and, I admit, it has been a while since we’ve updated Guidance. But we are now very happy to give you Guidance 3 - the first prayer time apps designed exclusively for iOS 7.

Beautiful new design


With Guidance 3, we’ve completely embraced iOS 7 and created awesome themes that change color for each prayer. We also put a lot of effort into making sure that every screen (even settings) is perfectly designed with a fresh new modern look.


Full Arabic support

Arabic mode

For our users in the Middle East, we are happy to add full Arabic support to the entire app. From the prayer times, to the settings and even the notifications.

Completely automated

The new Guidance is easier than ever to use. As soon as you launch the app, Guidance finds your current location and configures your prayer times correctly. No need to even touch preferences. And for those of you who still want to configure your own settings, you can always do that too. With Guidance 3, you can rest assured that it is always providing you with the most accurate prayer times you can get.

It’s the little things


With Guidance 3, we’ve really paid attention to every little detail. You can tap the top of the screen and see a countdown until the next prayer (very useful during Ramadan). We’ve also made prayer alerts local notifications, so you’ll still get them even if you aren’t connected to the internet. We also went ahead and put the Qibla compass right at the bottom of the main screen, making it very easy to always know the right direction for prayer. And for the masjid locator, we now combine multiple sources of data to try and have the best results possible.

Free upgrade

So with all these amazing new features and with all the time and effort put into Guidance 3, we could have easily made it a brand new app. Instead we have made it a free update to all of our existing users. And for new users, we have kept it at the same low price as before, only $2.99 on the App Store. So definitely make sure you download Guidance 3 today!